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Press Release -- March 20th, 2012
Source: Overture Networks

Overture Strengthens Canadian Presence with the Appointment of Fraser Moffatt as Regional Vice President of Sales, Canada

As part of its ongoing global expansion, Overture plans for continued growth in Canadian marketplace

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, March 20, 2012Overture, the preferred Carrier Ethernet edge and aggregation partner for service providers and network operators worldwide, today announced the appointment of Fraser Moffatt to the position of regional vice president of sales, Canada. Moffatt joins Overture after having recently led Canadian sales activities for Ciena Communications and ANDA Networks and draws upon over twenty years of professional business development experience providing solutions to service providers. Moffatt is based in Vancouver, British Columbia.

“We place tremendous value on our Canadian customers and fully expect to grow our business in the region, building upon our reputation for delivering quality products, strong service management and world-class support,” said Scott St. John, senior vice president of sales. “Bringing Fraser onboard demonstrates our commitment to the Canadian market, and brings Overture a seasoned executive who shares our passion for ensuring our customers’ success.”

Overture’s first entry into the Canadian market was in 2007.  The company has seen a growing demand in the region for its solutions as service providers look for reliable and simple ways to scale and differentiate their Ethernet services.

“I’m extremely proud to be joining this well-respected team of professionals at Overture, and I’m excited about the prospects and potential of the market here in Canada,” Moffatt said. “I’m looking forward to engaging with our existing customers and introducing new service providers to Overture by demonstrating firsthand how the company offers the easiest and most reliable path to a smarter network.”

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About Overture Networks

Overture is the preferred Carrier Ethernet edge and aggregation partner to more than 450 service providers and network operators worldwide. By providing an entrance to a smarter network, Overture offers service providers the means to leverage Carrier Ethernet to multiply revenue opportunities and streamline operational costs by enabling high-capacity Ethernet services over any physical media, including fiber, copper, and TDM. Overture’s solutions are designed for reliability and ease of use, and arm customers to compete in demanding applications such as cloud computing and mobile communications that require greater bandwidth and smarter networks. Overture is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, NC, with a technology center in Richardson, TX. For more information, visit

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